The Department of Pneumology and a nurse-smoker at the Auch en Gascogne Hospital offer a day for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). open to everyone in the hospital lobby on November 16th from 9am until 4 pm
These health professionals will be available to educate the general public about respiratory, information, response, and screening pathologies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Visitors who wish to do so will be transferred to the spirometry room for testing, a reading of the results will be proposed and, if necessary, the pneumologist may make recommendations.
In order to inform smokers who are often afflicted with pulmonary diseases and in particular from COPD, there will be a smoker who is a tobacco expert to propose carbon monoxide measurements to determine their degree of dependency and why to guide them weaning process. The earliest respiratory diseases are detected, the more effective their treatment, so if you or someone around you (children or dear ones) cough at night, spit each morning if you breathe in the slightest effort, Do not hesitate to go to this informative day.